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  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Implements a reform agreed to by the Council of Australian Governments on 3 July 2008 by amending the:
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to vary the Maximum Residue Limit Standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code; and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to make consequential amendments. Also amends the
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to: amend the annual reporting requirements; and correct inconsistencies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    ,
    Fishing Levy Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority by: making co-management arrangements with stakeholders in Commonwealth fisheries; administering the regulatory regime; restructuring management advisory committees; and charging agencies for certain services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Management and Accountability Amendment (Value for Money in Government Spending) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARNETT, Sen Guy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to place an obligation on heads of Commonwealth agencies to seek value for money when spending Commonwealth funds and to promote the same principles within their agencies. 

    Bill

  • Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Federal Financial Relations Act 2009
    to: vary the way the Commonwealth makes GST payments to states participating in the National Health and Hospitals Network (NHHN) Agreement; replace the National Healthcare Specific Purpose Payment with a special payment; provide for additional top-up payments from the 2014-15 financial year to be paid to states participating in the NHHN Agreement; create a NHHN Fund; specify payment conditions; and impose conditions on the minister when making decisions relating to the NHHN Agreement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
    to clarify the body corporate status of the Australian Human Rights Commission under the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    ;
    Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996
    to enable the Australian Law Reform Commission to become a prescribed agency under the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    and a statutory agency for the purposes of the
    Public Service Act 1999
    ;
    Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
    to include references to general policy orders;
    Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980
    to rename the corporation as Wine Australia Corporation;
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    in relation to: annual reports of Commonwealth authorities; notification of significant events; delegation power of the Finance Minister; references; interjurisdictional authorities; bodies corporate reporting requirements; procurement directions; general policy orders; and ministerial delegations of powers and functions;
    Criminology Research Act 1971
    to merge the Criminology Research Council with the Australian Institute of Criminology;
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    in relation to: a ministerial requirement to inform Parliament of involvement in a company by their department, agencies and bodies corporate; and regulations to prescribe an agency as an interjurisdictional agency;
    National Transport Commission Act 2003
    to provide that the
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    applies to the commission;
    Parliamentary Service Act 1999
    to clarify that the appropriation authority for certain payments is contained in the relevant Appropriation Act; and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to clarify the body corporate status of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Also: repeals six Acts and provisions of 11 other Acts to remove redundant special appropriations and other outdated references; and makes amendments consequential to the amendments to the
    Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Importation (Bovine Meat - Standards) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    COBB, John, MP 
    Summary
    The bill requires: that bovine meat and meat products must meet certain assessment processes before being imported into Australia; and the minister to determine a country of origin labelling standard for those products. 

    Bill

  • Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to facilitate a pilot of drought policy measures to assist farmers to be trialled in Western Australia for 2010-11. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Prudential Refinements and Other Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: 11 Acts in relation to: the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) preventive powers, correction powers, failure management powers, and data collection powers, APRA’s and the Australian Taxation Office’s investigation powers, auditors and actuaries, and the Financial Claims Scheme; six Acts in relation to the methodologies governing the determination of financial sector levies; and four Acts to make technical amendments. Also repeals five redundant Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    ,
    Fishing Levy Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority by: making co-management arrangements with stakeholders in Commonwealth fisheries; administering the regulatory regime; restructuring management advisory committees; and charging agencies for certain services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Implements a reform agreed to by the Council of Australian Governments on 3 July 2008 by amending the:
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to vary the Maximum Residue Limit Standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code; and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to make consequential amendments. Also amends the
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to: amend the annual reporting requirements; and correct inconsistencies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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